Bad Habits

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Bad Habits

Its midnight and I have a paper due in the morning that I haven’t even started writing yet. Procrastination is one of my bad habits I really need to work on getting rid of. Bad habits can have an affect on your everyday life like work, school, social life, life style, etc. Some habits are easier than others to get rid of but with a well understanding with why you have the habit can help overcome it.

First of all, there are two types of habits automatic and cognitive habits. An automatic habit is a process that runs independently of and executive order by the person. A cognitive habit is a habitual way of thinking about the same situation without really thinking. Cognitive habits are easier to tackle by rethinking one’s constructs. Automatic habits are much more difficult to change. A habit can be formed by doing something daily so it becomes a part of your daily routine so you start to do it subconsciously. For example a habit I have is everyday when I wake up to brush my teeth. I’ve been doing that all of my life so it would be hard not to do that but I wouldn't want to stop because thats a good habit. An example of a bad habit of mine would be waiting last minute to do important things.

Waited last minute to do that project that was half of your grade so you had to stay up later than you usually would to finish it. Alarm clock rings to wake you up and your super tired going to school. By procrastination to do your project your tired when it’s time to wake up. So it has an affect on you at school. Nothing good comes from procrastination what so ever. All it does is make you lazy.
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